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Computer Technology Expert Witness Testifies On Drones

Computer Technology Expert Witness Testifies On Drones

Computer technology expert witness Joshua Walden testified before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade on November 19, 2015. The hearing, entitled The Disrupter Series: The Fast – Evolving Uses and Economic Impacts of Drones, reviewed the use of drones and their economic impact on businesses and consumers. Mr. Walden is a senior vice president and general manager of the New Technology Group at Intel Corporation. Intel.com describes drones as a “computing platform of the future.”

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Patent Expert Witnesses & Apple Inc Case

Patent Expert Witnesses & Apple Inc Case

Patent expert witnesses were critical in the patent infringement case the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation filed against Apple, Inc. WARF sued Apple in 2014, claiming the technology giant had used WARF’s propriety technology in a number of its processors. Last month a jury in Madison, WI, agreed that processors found in the iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus and several versions of the iPad, did indeed violate WARF’s patent.

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Patent Infringement Expert Witnesses

Patent Infringement Expert Witnesses

Patent infringement and patent validity expert witnesses play a significant role in the outcome of a legal case. Patent expert Dr. John Levy opined in the Northern District of California lawsuit filed by Quantum Corporation against Crossroads Systems, Inc. for willful patent infringement. Quantum alleged that Crossroads’ StrongBox product utilizes technology patented by them in the 2004 US Patent No. 6,766,412.

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Computer Engineering Expert Witnesses & Apple Decision

Computer Engineering Expert Witnesses & Apple Decision

What areas of computer engineering may experts consult and testify on? They may consult on computer architecture and organization, embedded processors systems, hardware technologies and more. Today, the Northern District of California case against Apple over notebooks described as defective by the plaintiffs was dismissed by Judge William Alsup. While the class action (URIEL MARCUS and BENEDICT VERCELES, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. APPLE INC., Defendant) claimed that Apple sold defective MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air notebooks, Alsup stated that plaintiffs failed to prove that the notebooks were not up to quality standards.

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Antitrust Expert Witnesses

Antitrust Expert Witnesses

What areas of law may antitrust expert witnesses opine on? These experts may consult on antitrust practices, price-fixing, monopolies, and related matters. In the news, agents from China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce made a surprise visit to Microsoft’s offices in China. The investigators not only copied contracts and financial records but also downloaded data from MS computers.

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Computer Expert Witness & Oracle Win

Oracle Corp. won against Google Inc. on Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington. The court decided Oracle could copyright parts of the Java programming language. In the 2012 District Court case, Stanford University professor and computer expert witness John Mitchell testified that Google must have copied code from Oracle’s Java platform. “I don’t think there is any way [Google] could have come up with it on their own.”

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Information Security Expert Witnesses & Manning Conviction

Information security expert witnesses may testify on cyber security, information security management systems, software security, internet technologies, and more. In the news, Private First Class Bradley Manning was acquitted by presiding judge Col. Denise Lind of the most serious charge against him, aiding U.S. enemies. Manning was convicted of six charges under the Espionage Act which include taking information from government databases and using that classified information for other than its designated use.

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Cyber Security Expert Witness Testifies In Bradley Manning Court Martial

Cyber security expert witnesses may consult on information security, network security, security threats, and associated matters. In the news, Special Agent David Shaver from the Army Computer Crimes Investigation Unit will be the first expert witness to testify in the court martial of Private First Class Bradley Manning.

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Internet Security Expert Witnesses & Cyber Attack Suspect

Internet security expert witnesses may consult on computer hacking, computer security, internet technologies, and associated matters. In the news, a Dutchman now in custody is a suspect in the huge cyber-attack which slowed down the internet around the world at the end of March.

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Computer Security Expert Witnesses & Taxpayer Security Breach

Computer security expert witnesses may write reports and testify on forensic computer investigation, computer crime, and computer security systems. Recently South Carolina state officials warned taxpayers that 3.6 million Social Security numbers and other personal data were exposed in a recent attack on Department of Revenue servers. Citizens who used a credit card to pay their taxes have been urged to monitor their statements for illegal use.

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